A quick thought.
Anne Marie Smith says
that on "approximately May 5 or 6" Gary Condit called her and said he was "in trouble" and might have to "disappear for a while."
According to the Levys
, they first called the DC police on May 5th. They again called on the 6th and reported her as a missing person. Only then -- concerned that the police were not giving the matter sufficient attention -- did they call Condit. That was on the evening of May 6th.
Clearly, the question is which of these conversations occurred first. If conversation (A) occurred prior to conversation (B) -- that is to say, if Condit told Smith he was "in trouble" before he found out from Levy's parents that she was missing -- that would be rather damning, no?
With phone records, this should all be rather easy to nail down. As police presumably are trying to do.